Maruti reports 54% dip in June sales at 57,428 units

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NEW DELHI: The nation’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India on Wednesday reported a 54 per cent decline in whole sales at 57,428 units in June.
The firm had offered 1,24,708 units in June final yr, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) mentioned in a press release.
Domestic sales declined by 53.7 per cent to 53,139 units final month, as in opposition to 1,14,861 units in June 2019, it added.
The firm exported 4,289 units final month, down 56.Four per cent from 9,847 units in June 2019, MSI mentioned.
Sales of mini automobiles comprising Alto and WagonR stood at 10,458 units as in comparison with 18,733 units in the identical month final yr, down 44.2 per cent.
Sales in compact phase, together with fashions equivalent to Swift, Celerio, Ignis, Baleno and Dzire, declined 57.6 per cent at 26,696 units as in opposition to 62,897 automobiles in June final yr.
Mid-sized sedan Ciaz offered 553 units final month as in comparison with 2,322 units in the year-ago interval, a dip of 76.2 per cent.
Sales of utility autos, together with Vitara Brezza, S-Cross and Ertiga, declined 45.1 per cent at 9,764 units as in comparison with 17,797 in the year-ago month, MSI mentioned.
For the primary quarter ended June 30, 2020, the corporate mentioned its whole sales stood at 76,599 units as in contrast with 4,02,594 units in identical interval of 2019-20, a dip of 81 per cent.
The sales efficiency throughout June 2020 and first quarter of 2020-21 must be seen in the context of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, lockdowns and restrictions required for security, MSI mentioned.
The firm stays dedicated to the well being, security and well-being of all members throughout the worth chain, it added.
Production throughout vegetation is being progressively elevated according to most efforts to make sure security and topic to the provision of staff, the automaker mentioned.

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